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Sports Sites Rising Among Top Media Digital Media Properties

Digital media research firm comScore has released its ranking of the top 50 U.S. digital media properties for September, and the multi-platform list is topped by Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG). ...
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Natural Gas Inventory Less Than 10% Below 5-Year Average

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 94 billion cubic feet for the week ending October 17, compared with an expected ...
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U.S. Workers Forfeit 169 Million Vacation Days Every Year

In the 25 years between 1976 and 2000, American workers used 20.3 days of the vacation time they had earned. Since then, U.S. workers report that they take just 16 ...
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Home Prices Rise for Ninth Consecutive Month

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. home prices rose 0.5% sequentially in the month of August. Compared with August 2013, the house price index has ...
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3M Takes the Lead in Conglomerate Earnings Reports

3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The conglomerate posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.98 on revenues of $8.1 billion. In the same ...
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Russia, Not Recalls, Tamps Down GM Earnings

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday morning. The automaker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.97 on revenues of $39.3 billion. ...
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Caterpillar Earnings, Guidance Rise After Company Slashed Jobs

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The heavy equipment firm posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.72 on revenues of $13.55 billion. ...
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Sprint Fired 452 Employees Last Weekend, Keeps Chasing Low-End Data Consumers

In an effort to maintain its position as the low-cost leader in wireless data, Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) Wednesday announced a 1-gigabyte shared data allowance for $20 in its Family ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Wednesday

October 22, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 44 equities making new 52-week lows today. Boulder Brands Inc. (NASDAQ: BDBD) dropped about 32% today to post a new 52-week low ...
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The 4 DJIA Stocks That Sank Wednesday’s Market

October 22, 2014: Markets opened higher on Wednesday but stocks began to slide before noon and eventually the three major indexes look to finish with a loss. The shooting in ...
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Video Viewing on Mobile Devices Skyrockets

In the second quarter of this year 26.6% of more than 38 billion online video views were started on a tablet or smartphone. For the past 12 months that’s an ...
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Why the 777 May Be More Important to Boeing Than the 787

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported a solid beat on both earnings per share and revenues Wednesday morning, but the stock traded down about 3% at the noon hour. The issue ...
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Crude Oil Price Skids Following Big Inventory Build

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories increased by 7.1 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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FedEx Predicts Record Holiday Season Shipments

Package delivery service FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) said on Wednesday that it expects global shipments to rise 8.8% during this year’s holiday season to a total of more than 290 ...
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Dow Chemical Cash Flow May Hint at Dividend Hike

The Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The chemical products maker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.72 on revenues of ...
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